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Rebecca Galib

Buying a New Car

Tips and tricks to get you through every step of buying a new car, whatever “new” means to you.

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Frosted Beauty in Seaside Newport

Winter in the city beckons with fewer tourists, quiet scenescapes and lower prices.

Cassettes

Cassettes are Fast Forwarding Back Into Our Lives

There’s nothing like a jam session in your car to some great tunes. Remember popping your favorite cassette tape into the stereo? Cassettes, successors to eight-track tapes, once dominated the car music scene. Now our speakers are ruled by the digital domain of Bluetooth stereos and Apple CarPlay. But fear not, nostalgia fans: cassette tapes

Curb Fido’s Turkey Day Feasting

Though it may be fun having your pet partake in the Thanksgiving meal, be cautious when giving handouts.

Save money during college

Affordable Ways to Earn a College Degree

Let’s be honest. College is just plain expensive. A bachelor’s degree can cost anywhere from $37,000 to over $130,000, according to the College Board. In 2017, members of Generation X had outstanding student loans averaging $40,000, according to Experian’s State of Student Debt report. Compare that to baby boomers, who owed an average of $36,200,

Cancer may be in your genes

BRCA Mutations: When to Test Your Genes for Breast Cancer

You’ve heard of inheriting genes from your parents, like your eye and hair color, but what about inheriting breast cancer? BRCA1 and BRCA2 are inherited gene mutations linked to an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, 12 percent of women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer at

Autos Are Art at Newport Car Museum

When most people think of art, colorful paintings and elaborately carved sculptures come to mind. The Newport Car Museum in Portsmouth, R.I., spotlights a different kind of art: the automobile.